What’s Going on with Singapore’s Robot Libraries?

What’s Going on with Singapore’s Robot Libraries?

In a world where every independent bookstore is at risk of shutting down, it feels almost impossible to accept that Singapore has nearly doubled the quantity and quality of its libraries over the past two decades. Singapore’s National Library Board has been collaborating with the country’s Urban Redevelopment and Land authorities to ensure an information-first future for libraries, according to an exclusive interview with GovInsider. This top-to-bottom initiative aims to make Singapore a global leader in information technology while vastly improving the quality of life of inhabitants ranging from toddlers to retirees.     In other words, these aren’t your …

‘The Singapore Grip’ Casts Actors From ‘The Walking Dead’, ‘GoT’

‘The Singapore Grip’ Casts Actors From ‘The Walking Dead’, ‘GoT’

Book Culture

According to Variety, David Morrissey and Charles Dance in ITV’s adaptation of J.G. Farrell’s The Singapore Grip. The book is a satirical novel about Japan’s occupation of Singapore during World War II, centering on a wealthy British family living there during the invasion. The book was first published in 1978 and has been listed as one of the ten classic Singapore-based works.     Oscar-winning screenwriter Christopher Hampton is in charge of adapting the book and has been quoted as saying the project is a real “a personal pleasure,” as he was great admirer and friend of J.G. Farrell. Morrissey will play a ruthless rubber …